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Packaging Industry Outlook in India: Market Size, Key Trends, Drivers and Challenges to 2016

67 Pages BRICdata December 01, 2011 SKU: BRDT6722948


The report provides top-level market analysis, information and insights into the Indian packaging industry, including:
  • Current, historic and forecast values and trends for the Indian packaging industry, including individual categories
  • Comprehensive, country-specific analysis of the industry’s market attractiveness, covering key trends and drivers, India’s competitive landscape and benchmarking with other key markets
  • Description and analysis of the packaging categories and end-user markets for the overall packaging industry
  • Porter’s Five Forces Analysis of all individual categories and the overall packaging industry
Executive Summary

The Indian packaging industry is expected to become the fourth-largest packaging market in the world, with revenues of US$43.7 billion in 2016. Flexible plastic packaging was the fastest-growing packaging category in India, achieving a CAGR of 16.6% during the review period. During the review period, the packaging industry benefitted from strong growth in the Indian retail market. Other end-user markets from packaging, including pharmaceutical and processed food, have been growing rapidly over the review period, both domestically and internationally. This demand from end-user markets is expected to remain high during the forecast period.


This report provides a comprehensive analysis of the packaging industry in India:
  • It provides historical values for India’s packaging industry for the report’s 2007–2011 review period and forecast figures for the 2012–2016 forecast period
  • It offers a detailed analysis of the key categories in India’s packaging industry, along with market forecasts until 2016
  • It details the different macroeconomic factors affecting the packaging industry in India
  • It covers an exhaustive summary of the key trends and drivers affecting the end-user markets in packaging
  • Using Porter’s industry-standard “Five Forces” analysis, it details the competitive landscape in India for the packaging industry
  • It outlines the current regulatory framework in the industry
Reasons To Buy
  • Make strategic business decisions using top-level historic and forecast market data related to the Indian packaging industry and each category within it
  • Understand the key market trends and growth opportunities within the Indian packaging industry
  • Assess the competitive dynamics in the packaging industry
  • Identify the growth opportunities and industry dynamics within five key packaging categories
  • Gain insights into key regulations governing the Indian packaging industry
Key Highlights
  • India’s retail growth and increased consumption of consumer products is driving the demand for packaging in the country
  • India is the sixth-largest packaging market in the world, with sales of US$24.6 billion in 2011
  • The packaging industry is expected to grow at a CAGR of 12.3% during the forecast period, to become the fourth-largest global market, with sales of US$43.7 billion in 2016
  • The Indian food processing market is one of the largest in the world in terms of production, consumption and growth prospects
  • India’s per capita annual packaging expenditure was US$20 in 2011, which is significantly lower than the top 20 market average of US$347.6. The low per capita expenditure offers a huge business opportunity for packaging companies
  • Despite the Indian packaging industry undergoing some consolidation, it is still fragmented, especially following the introduction of new companies in the country

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December 01, 2011

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